International News

Pope urges help for Syria refugees

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-28 05:42
Pope Francis highlights the plight of refugees from Syria and Iraq, and condemns extremism, at the start of a key visit to Turkey.

VIDEO: Reintegrating Tunisia's fighters

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-28 05:39
There are calls on the government to do more to help the return of Tunisians who travelled to Iraq and Syria to fight with extremist groups.

Murdered woman 'stabbed 37 times'

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-28 05:30
A woman who died after being attacked by an intruder in her Glasgow home was stabbed 37 times, a murder trial hears.

Day in pictures: 28 November 2014

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-28 05:30
24 hours of news images: 28 November

Spending on police 'set to fall'

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-28 05:25
Spending on front-line policing in England is set to fall by a fifth in the next five years, according to the London School of Economics.

Will the public accept the cuts to come?

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-28 05:25
The Westminster parties must balance the books by 2020 - but MPs are not yet shouting too loudly about the full scale of the cuts to come.

VIDEO: Darby: BNP 'time will come again'

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-28 05:13
Simon Darby says the BNP's message on immigration has been "pretty well co-opted" by other political parties.

Russia warships pass through Channel

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-28 04:48
A flotilla of Russian warships passes through the English Channel in what British and French officials describe as an annual visit.

Seven jailed for part in sex gang

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-28 04:35
Seven men are jailed for up to 11 years for their part in a child sex gang in Bristol.

Enniskillen grammar schools to merge

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-28 04:24
The Education Minister John O'Dowd has approved plans to close Portora Royal School and the Collegiate grammar school in Enniskillen.

Mother left children for Australia

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-28 04:19
A mother-of-six who flew to Australia after telling her son she was going to the supermarket is given a suspended jail sentence.

Government publishes British Values

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-28 04:14
Schools in England must ensure pupils have respect and tolerance for all faiths, races and cultures, says new government guidance on British values.

What if Syria were the UK?

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-28 04:12
Understanding the scale of the humanitarian crisis in Syria can be difficult. So imagine this: what if Syria were the UK?

Paxman rules out Tory mayoral bid

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-28 04:01
Jeremy Paxman says he was approached to become a Conservative candidate for London mayor - but is not interested in it.

Shaw injury not serious - Van Gaal

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-28 03:45
Manchester United defender Luke Shaw will only be out for a "few weeks" with an ankle injury, says boss Louis van Gaal.

Soldier jailed for making nail bomb

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-28 03:41
British soldier Ryan McGee, 20, jailed for two years for making nail bomb in Greater Manchester

Websites creak on record Black Friday

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-28 03:31
Retailers including John Lewis and Currys head for record online sales as frenzied shopping swamps websites.

Iris Robinson in 'serious breach'

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-28 03:25
Stormont's Standards and Privileges Committee says Iris Robinson committed a serious breach of assembly rules, but First Minister Peter Robinson did not.

England call came too soon - Richards

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-28 02:56
Micah Richards thinks he is "10 times better" than he was when he made his international debut aged just 18.

Airport raids tackle cyberthieves

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-28 02:54
Cyberthieves who used stolen credit cards to buy airline tickets are targeted in raids at 80 airports.